Manuals and Guides
Guidelines for the Development of National Legislation on Access to information, Public Participation and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters
United Nations Environment Programme

The purpose of these voluntary guidelines is to provide general guidance, if so requested, to States, primarily developing countries, on promoting the effective implementation of their commitments to Principle 10 of the 1992 Rio Declaration on Environment and Development within the framework of their national legislation and processes. The Guidelines demonstrate a willingness by Governments to more thoroughly engage the public at all levels to protect and manage the environment and related resources.


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2011
Factsheet
Environmental Assessment of Ogoniland: Site Specific Fact Sheets: Buemene-Korokoro
United Nations Environment Programme

Site fact sheet for Environmental Assessment of Ogoniland


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2011
Programme Planning and Reporting
Biennial Programme of Work and Budget for 2012–2013: Progress Report on Accountability and Financial and Administrative Arrangements Between the United Nations Environment Programme and the Multilateral Environmental Agreements for which it Provides the Secretariat or Performs Secretariat Functions: Report of the Executive Director
United Nations Environment Programme

The present report presents an overview of steps taken by the United Nations Environment Programme since the twenty-sixth session of the Governing Council/Global Ministerial Environment Forum, in consultation with relevant stakeholders, on issues related to the accountability and financial and administrative arrangements between UNEP and the multilateral environmental agreements for which UNEP provides the secretariat or performs secretariat functions. It was prepared in pursuance of paragraph 18 of decision 26/9 of 24 February 2011.


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2011
Reports and Books
Livelihood security: Climate Change, Conflict and Migration in the Sahel
United Nations Environment Programme

The Sahelian countries (CILSS) are among the poorest countries in the world with the most degraded environments. They are also among the countries that are the most vulnerable to the estimated effects of climate change. This makes the region an area to focus regional and international attention on, in respect to the possible effects of climate change and its potential linkages to migration and/or conflict. This study focuses on the nine countries that form the Permanent Inter-State Committee for Drought Control in the Sahel namely, Senegal, Guinea Bissau, Cape Verde, Mauritania, Mali, Chad, Niger, Gambia and Burkina Faso.


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2011
Programme/policy document
National Programme on Sustainable Consumption and Production for Zambia
Environmental Council of Zambia

This document describes the national SCP programme of Zambia


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2011
Reports and Books
Seychelles Country Strategy Paper
African Development Bank, Asian Development Bank

The strategy paper assesses the country' development prospects and challenges, as well as the Government's strategic options. It also focuses on the role the Bank Group can play in providing strategic assistance to Seychelles, consistent with areas where the Bank has comparative advantage. It is hoped this will help the country achieve its medium-to-long term development goals. The preparation process for CSP involved detailed discussions and consultations with the Government and other major stakeholders, including Development Partners (DPs), private sector organizations and civil society institutions. The issues discussed included: (i) the country context and prospects; (ii) the indicative project pipeline and its consistency with the proposed pillars, as well as with Government priorities; (iii) other DP intervention areas during the period covered by the CSP; and (iv) formulation of the CSP Results Measurement Framework (RMF).||||||


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2011
Reports and Books
Study on land-sourced litter (lsl) in the marine environment: Review of sources and literature
Öko-Institut e.V.

This study on land sourced litter (LSL) was commissioned by four associations of the plastics industry in Germany, Austria and Switzerland. The objectives were to:  Gather high-quality data from a detailed literature review regarding the present situation of land sourced litter in the Mediterranean Sea, the North Sea and the Baltic Sea. This data analysis may serve as a long-term reference and provide a basis for subsequent discussions and strategies|| Display possible research and implementation activities of different stakeholders and behaviour aspects in the field of LSL|| Pave the way for sound impact assessment of measures to reduce land sourced litter most effective and efficient.


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2011
Reports and Books
The former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia Environmental Performance Reviews: Second Review
United Nations Economic Commission for Europe

The first Environmental Performance Review (EPR) of the former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia was carried out in 2002. This second review intends to measure the progress made by the country in managing its environment and in addressing upcoming environmental challenges since the first EPR.


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2011
Reports and Books
National Report on the Implementation of the Aarhus Convention in Tajikistan for 2008 to 2010
Republic of Tajikistan

This National report is based on the analysis of relevant laws and regulations, policy documents, plans, policies and declarations, the materials of conferences, seminars and training sessions for the period 2008-2010.


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2011
Reports and Books
UN-REDD National Programme Document: Philippines
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations, United Nations Development Programme, United Nations Environment Programme

This initial national programme is a one year undertaking which aims to develop the Philippines REDD readiness by putting in a place the enabling environment.


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2011